The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 89 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing WLAN 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.073% 0.084% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £403 £350
% change year-on-year
-19.25% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £15.93
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +27.15%
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North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
188 152 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.68% 12.84% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 66 58
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WLAN across the Manchester region.

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing WLAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WLAN.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Motorola
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless Security
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) HP ASE
1 1 (100.00%) HP MASE
1 1 (100.00%) AirMagnet
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing WLAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless Security
1 1 (100.00%) FCoE
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 1 (100.00%) HP ASE
1 1 (100.00%) HP MASE
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Motorola
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) AirMagnet
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Meraki